(THE CONVERSATION) — In late winter, many Christian denominations observe a 40-day period of fasting and prayer called Lent. This is in prepar…

“We love, because He first loved us. If someone says, “I love God,” and yet he hates his brother or sister, he is a liar; for the one who does…

”For You created my innermost parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb. I will give thanks to You, because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; …

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth passed away, and there is no longer any sea. And I saw the …

(THE CONVERSATION) — Every Christmas, a relatively small town in the Palestinian West Bank comes center stage: Bethlehem. Jesus, according to …